Welcome to the first annual Spring Lane Film Festival! We strive to bring you the ultimate in indie entertainment! The event will take place on April 2nd, 2022 from 1pm-10pm and will be presented on the big screen in front of a live audience! Showcasing 10 shorts and 3 features with various vendors, all winners will take home a super saucy certificate! Hosted at Spring Lane Cinemas in Sanford, NC - The heart of North Carolina!

Even during the resurgence of COVID-19, Spring Lane Cinemas is dedicated to keeping you safe! Their auditoriums remain at limited capacity, hand sanitizer stations and regular theater sanitizing remain in place, and masks--while not required--are encouraged.

Best Horror
Best Comedy
Best Action
Best Drama
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Best Foreign
Best Romance
Best Animated

Best Performance
Best Cinematography
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best SFX
Best Costume Design
Best Score
Best Editor
Best Stunt Work
Best in Show

Remember! You could win a saucy certificate!

1.Short films must be 5-20 minutes.
2.Features must above 20 minutes.
3.Submission categories are open to all countries.
4.Submissions are only accepted through FilmFreeway.
5.Submissions must be MP4, and downloadable.
6.Foreign language entries must have English subtitles.
7.Please provide full cast & crew credits.
8.You agree that you own all rights to all materials within your project.
9.We have full permission to use photos, titles, and other information from your film for promotional reasons.
10.Theater owners, theater staff, festival staff, and judges, are not responsible for claims of liability, losses, copyright infringement, trademarks, or credits involving your film.
11.We do not discriminate against budget.
12.No restrictions on when or where your film was made.
13. Submission fees are not refundable.
14. No waivers. The same fees, rules, and terms apply to everyone.
15. We do not offer transportation or hotel rooms for filmmakers.